Basics of Smart International Procurement
Learn the fundamentals of international procurement
Are you responsible for increasing your organization's international procurement and don't know where to begin? International procurement is a challenge. Buying internationally is much more complex than buying domestically.
Buying internationally involves having to expand your knowledge of many aspects of procurement that you don't have to worry about when buying domestically. Differences in cultures, laws, communications, currencies, and more have to be understood to support international procurement. And if you don't have a good foundation, your international procurement efforts will have a higher probability of failing.
But the good news is that the details of successful international procurement don't have to be a mystery. Our highly personal and interactive online course "Basics of Smart International Procurement" will teach you the critical things every purchasing professional needs to know before buying from foreign suppliers!
You will learn how to assess the cultural differences that you may experience with suppliers from different parts of the world, plus...
A great thing about this online class is that you are GUARANTEED to be able to apply what you learn to your work. That's right - your online learning experience is 100% risk-free. If you are not satisfied for any reason whatsoever, let us know within seven days of signing up and you will get a hassle-free refund. But you'll undoubtedly be delighted, just like this purchaising professional:
Here's how this online class works. Within 24 hours of signing up, you will receive an email containing a user name, a password, and instructions. After receiving this email, you will be able to begin the class immediately!
That's right you start the course when YOU want to, not when a schedule demands that you start. You don't have to wait to start transforming yourself into a world-class purchasing professional. You will log into the online classroom through NextLevelPurchasing.com and will be able to access the eight lessons of the class for 60 days.
You can complete the eight lessons of the course whenever you want to, as quickly or deliberately as you would like. There is no specific time that you have to be online. Each lesson takes approximately 30 to 60 minutes to complete. You can stop after doing each lesson or take multiple (or even all) lessons at one time. So for any given time that you choose to log in to the online classroom, you might spend just 30 minutes online (to take just one lesson)or up to eight hours online (if you want to complete the entire class in one sitting). It is all up to you! By participating in these lessons, you will:
To enhance your learning experience, we've included several optional "Extra Resources" for students enrolled in this course. We'll link you to five articles and multimedia files from leading supply chain publications around the net that expand on the subject matter covered in this course! Each full-length course includes different Extra Resources.
By enrolling in this class, you will be on your way to earning your SPSM2® Certification. Basics of Smart International Procurement satisfies a portion of the requirements towards earning the SPSM2® Certification.
Completing "Basics of Smart International Procurement" will award you with 8 Continuing Education Hours.* These continuing education hours will satisfy a portion of the SPSM recertification requirements. Click here for more information on SPSM recertification and other continuing education opportunities.
When you complete this class, you will receive a Certificate of Completion! This full-color purchasing certificate is sent to you by postal mail and is suitable for framing. Here's what our certificates look like:
By completing this course you will also gain access to the Lifetime Purchasing Skills Retention Package, free of charge. The Lifetime Purchasing Skills Retention Package is designed to support a lifetime return of your training investment through skills-sharpening material and services that are absolutely free. This service is available for every full-length course you complete and includes:
And if you sign up for this purchasing training class on or before December 31, 2013, you will get all of these bonuses:
The class and all of these bonuses are yours for only $229 (US) per student . Don't procrastinate and lose out on all of these bonuses.
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SPSM Certification Program (6 classes)
*Participants who successfully complete this program
will receive the specified number of hours of continuing education. They may be applied
toward Next Level Purchasing's SPSM Certification
program requirements as well as ISM C.P.M. recertification and/or A.P.P. reaccreditation program
requirements. ISM's consent to provide a program number for this educational event is not an endorsement
of this program or its content by ISM.